Black Water Sister

Black Water Sister was a nice surprise even for a book I was expecting to enjoy I wasn’t expecting the full range of emotions and story it took you through. I would also strongly suggest the audio book if you are so inclined. The narrator Catherine Ho was really excellent.

A Fairy Tale Out of Time… in more Ways than One

Enchantment By: Orson Scott Card I’ve been collecting fairy tale retellings recently and yeah for me for actually reading one! I was drawn to Enchantment (despite not being the biggest fan of Card) for one reason: the time element. For Sleeping Beauty is out of time and Ivan (circa early 90’s) first goes back in … More A Fairy Tale Out of Time… in more Ways than One

Three Duologies in the Can!*

I recently went through a spell of trying to finish at least some of the duologies I’ve been reading and managed to get these three done to very different results in all honesty. I try to keep it spoiler free below but beware of allusions to the ending for Our Dark Duet in particular.


Roar Author: Cora Carmack Grade: C+ In this world storms are actually living things and people like Aurora, the crown Princess, are relied upon to use magic to stop them. Unfortunately Aurora didn’t inherit the family magic so she needs to go about things a different way to save her people. What she really needed … More Roar